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Hotel Mahahual-Caribe | Mahahual, Mahahual, Mexico
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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

In 25 years of diving this is the WORST dive shop i encountered. Firsg of all, in the middle of a dive, the instructor approached one of the nurse sharks in there, grabbed it, hugged it, struggled with it fot a while before letting go....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank marmurenu
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

We left the main dock at Mahahual at about 10:15. The boat ride out took about 1 hour and 20 minutes. First dive was about 60 foot maximum. There were three of us diving and 6 snorkelers. Great first dive!!! Three nurse sharks followed us...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank moodymolly
Reviewed January 17, 2018

Before you start reading this rant, please be informed I am certain that diving on Chinchorro Reef would have been a very enjoyable experience, had I gone with a serious company and dive masters who had a clue about the place. If you know such...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank DjangoManglunki
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Loved, loved, loved It!!!!! Very experienced and patient instructors, have been on many excursions while on cruises and this was one of my all time favorites. Would highly recommend to everyone!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Gwen C
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Showed up last week (4/20/17) without a reservation and Jorge couldn't have been more accommodating. We spent a few hours together and had a great 45 minute dive, dive site is right off the beach. Dive was great and Jorge was extremely helpful and informative....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank edronan101
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

I have used Bucanero's for years now as they are one of the oldest dive operations in Mahahual and still run by the same family. They take great pains in the maintenance of their boats and equipment. They are also the only shop that has...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank moodymolly
Reviewed January 21, 2017

Costa Maya Shore Excursion: Scuba Diving Beginner's Course Booking Reference Number: VIATOR595909512 Thanks for sharing your experiences! Your review is now live. 1 2 3 4 5 Jan 21, 2017 Costa Maya, in the village of Mahahual just 5 minutes free taxi druve from cruise...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Erika S
Reviewed December 30, 2016

This snorkel/dive operation is well organized and very professional. We did the all day trip to Banco Chinchorro which is 1800 pesos per person (leave at 9:30, return at 5p.m.). I can report that the snorkeling is ok, just ok. This is not the operator's...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Peter L
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Day one, excuses on boat availability. Finally dive a couple of reefs too close to town. Jorge, the divemaster, wants to dive 50 minute dives on shallow reefs, says his computer isn't allowing him to dive longer. Hello? Don't go as deep and put yourself...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank etexdiver
Reviewed July 23, 2016

With my wife we had a road-trip along Mexico and came upon this peaceful ocean village. I was impressed by the water's clarity seen from the beach. I searched and found this operation by chance and was pleasantly attended by Ernesto and Jorge who gave...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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